As an alternative to the campout festival, the inaugural 4848 Festival is offering festival lovers an evolved summer experience. Taking place July 11 - 13 atop Snowshoe Mountain in Snowshoe, WV (at 4848' above sea level), patrons get everything a festival has to offer, while experiencing premier accommodations within the resort's Mountain Village, complete with modern amenities atypical to a three-day summer festival.
4848 Festival performing artists include:
Greensky Bluegrass (two nights)
The Infamous Stringdusters
The Marcus King Band
The Nth Power
Cris Jacobs Band
The Hip Abduction
Ghost of Paul Revere
All Good Presents, curators of the seminal All Good Music Festival, returns to West Virginia with the debut 4848 Festival headlined by two nights of Greensky Bluegrass and Umphrey's McGee. Greensky Bluegrass, fresh off the January release of their latest album, All for Money, have been packing venues coast to coast and recently featured in Rolling Stone, NPR, The Washington Post and more. Umphrey's McGee continues to amaze audiences nationally with jaw-dropping instrumental virtuosity and airtight songcraft, communicating their progressive wizardry nightly within their explosive live shows.
Snowshoe covers 11,000 acres in the Appalachian Mountain Range and includes the second highest point in West Virginia at 4848'. Snowshoe Mountain Resort, touted as the best ski resort in the region, delivers a phenomenal summertime outdoor playground for 'festivacation'.
4848 Festival features the performances of 18 genre busting acts, offering over 30 hours of stellar live music within the All Good Presents festival experience. Snowshoe Mountain's 'Fun Pass' is included with each ticket, presenting new options for summer music festival experiences: scenic lift rides, Split Rock pools, zipline, climbing wall, along with Shavers Lake activities including swimming, paddle boats, canoes, kayaks, as well as hiking trails, beach, and lakeside hammocks.
Numerous GA & VIP packages for 4848 Festival offer various lodging options including studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom experiences; with a limited number of rooms furnishing patrons with a festival stage facing balcony. At the base of the mountain, tent camping options are also available with complimentary shuttles and ski lift rides to the Mountain Village and 4848 Festival grounds. All 4848 Festival room packages are available on a limited availability basis.
A wide variety of 4848 Festival ticket packages including everything from Mountain Village condo-like accommodations, VIP suites, to GA rooms as well as primitive tent camping options go on sale Tuesday, February 19 at 10 AM ET via www.4848Festival.com.
Before 4848 Festival packages go on sale next week, the event is giving away a general admission package including full-weekend festival tickets and an entire one-bedroom that sleeps four; to one lucky winner and three of their friends. Details on the contest, with the festival and room package valued at over $1200, are available at http://bit.ly/4848FestivalContest.